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Slain miners laid to rest in Quetta’s Hazara Town

January 9, 2021

Slain miners laid to rest in Quetta’s Hazara Town

Slain miners laid to rest in Quetta’s Hazara Town

Ten coal miners from the Hazara group, who have been brutally killed in an assault on January 3, have been laid to relaxation at Quetta’s Hazara City cemetery on Saturday.

The prayers have been led by Allama Raja Nasir Abbas in Quetta’s Hazara City with shut to five,000 individuals attending together with the kinfolk and associates of the deceased, locals and residents of the world.

Federal Maritime Minister Ali Zaidi, Particular Assistant to the PM Zulfi Bukhari, Nationwide Meeting Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri, Provincial House Minister Mir Zia Langove and different provincial ministers and civil society leaders have been additionally current on the event.

A prayer service was additionally held in imambargah Wali Asr after the burials on the Hazara City Cemetery.

The protestors, who had earlier refused to bury the deceased until Prime Minister Imran Khan visited them and addressed their considerations, persevering with to remain on the street alongside the lifeless our bodies of their family members for six days, finally agreed to bury the deceased after negotiations with a authorities group succeeded within the early hours of Saturday morning.

Balochistan CM Jam Kamal and Suri had introduced yesterday that the premier will attain Quetta after the miners’ burials.

Mach tragedy

Eleven miners have been brutally massacred on Sunday, Jan 3, when armed assailants entered their residential compound within the Mach coalfield space of Balochistan the place they have been sleeping, blindfolded and trussed them up earlier than executing them. The militant Islamic State (IS) group, additionally recognized by the Arabic acronym Daesh, claimed accountability for the assault.

Kin and residents began their protest on the identical day, arranging the coffins on the Western Bypass on the outskirts of Quetta and refusing to bury them in a symbolic gesture till the prime minister’s go to and assurance of safety.

The protests later unfold to different components of the nation, together with Peshawar, Lahore and Karachi, the place demonstrators blocked a number of necessary roads, disrupting visitors.

Quickly after talks succeeded between the protesters and authorities, an announcement was made to finish the protest in Quetta, whereas comparable messages have been performed at gatherings in different cities as nicely.